21 February 2022
This Industry Advice Notice (IAN) is to notify stakeholders of updates to the Plant Exports Management System (PEMS).
Summary of changes and key points
The following updates have been made to PEMS:
- The flow path inspection date and time for grain and plant product and bulk into ship hold inspections will no longer be automatically populated. This information must be entered by the authorised officer.
- Supervision of Vapour heat treatment (VHT) now require a treatment start/end date and time to be recorded.
- Exporters/EDI users can add attachments with ‘Sensitive’ classification.
- Establishment Executives can now add requests for permit to onshore cold treatment (OSCT) calibration records.
PEMS is an IT system that is used to capture and store information relating to the export of plants and plant products from Australia, including plant product export inspection, calibration results and transport units.
As part of our commitment to continually improving our services to industry, PEMS is regularly updated.
Further information about PEMS is available on the Plant Export Management System webpage.
All users of PEMS should clear their cache after each release to ensure they are using the latest version of PEMS, this will ensure fewer issues are encountered.
All users of PEMS should familiarise themselves with what has changed and follow updated PEMS user guides.
If you have any questions regarding this IAN please email PEMS Administrator.
For more information about PEMS system integration, please contact the PEMS Technical Support team.
Plant Export Operations Branch